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Geography

History

Place Names

Locations within Volketswil

Brugglen
Chimli
Feld
Feldhof
Geeren
Gutenswil
Hegnau
Höhe
Kapf

Kieswerk
Kindhausen
Mattenhof
Neuhof
Oetenbühl
Pumpwerk
Rüti
Rütihof
Sonnenhalde

Stationsstrasse
Tannenboden
Volketswil
Waldhof
Wallberg
Widacker
Zelgihof
Zimikon

Surrounding Parishes

Dübendorf
Fehraltorf
Greifensee
Illnau
Lindau
Schwerzenbach
Uster
Wangen

Collections

Church Records

Census Records

(see here for article describing the Zürich census records)

The following censuses are available for Volketswil:

Census Year FHL Film number item number beginning page
1634 1185139 3 459
1637 1185142 1 593
1640 1185144 2 297
1643 1185146 2 141
1646 1185148 1 639
1649 1185149 1 827
1657 1185179 1 78
1663 1185179 2 313
1678 1185158 1 319
1682 1185159 2 365
1689 1185163 2 789
1695 1185167 1 1371
1710 1185169 2 485
1721 1185178 1 563

Genealogies

(see here for article describing Swiss compiled genealogies)

The following genealogies have been researched for Volketswil families:

Civil Registration

Surnames

The following surnames held citizenship in Volketswil prior to 1875:

Altorfer
Arter
Bachofner
Baumann
Berchtold
Bertschinger
Bodmer
Bohraus (1875 from
    Sternenberg
Bosshard
Brandenberger
Brachsler
Brauch
Brüngger
Bünzli
Dietrich
Erni
Ernst
Fischer

Geerig
Gehrig
Gehring
Germann
Götz
Greutert
Gubler
Gujer
Gull
Gut
Hämmig
Hagedorn
Hess
Hotz
Hürlimann
Isler
Jäger
Kägi
Keller

Kündig
Künzli
Kunn
Kupp
Meier
Meili
Moos
Morf
Müller
Nüssli
Ochsner
Oetiker
Pfenninger
Pfister
Reisel
Reutlinger
Rüegg
Rümbeli
Schlumpf

Schmid
Schneider
Spillmann
Sprecher
Stauber
Stutz
Temperli
Trachsler
Trüb
Vetter (1867
    from Germany)
Weber
Wegmann
Weilenmann
Wettstein
Winkler
Wintsch
Wohlgemuth

Related Sources

The town's website (in German) can be found here.

Societies and Libraries

Cantonal Archive of Zürich

References

Register of Swiss Surnames

Historical Gazetteer of Switzerland


 

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